Aims for January 2019 – the results

Woohoo! We’ve all survived the longest month of the year! I’m so happy that January is over, as this means we’re zooming along nicely to Spring. It’ll soon be Daisy’s Birthday AND time for our big house move. Eek! Anyway, here it is… My aims for January 2019 – the results! Hope you enjoy seeing what I’ve been up to!

Aims for January 2019 - the results

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50 ways to save money – 50 moneysaving tips

Now is a great time of year to work on your finances. With payday in sight, so many people are thinking about ways that they can make money go further. I’m a HUGE fan of making extra money, rather than being skint, but I also love moneysaving tips too. Personally I feel that saving money is almost as important as making money. I often find that it takes less time to earn more money than it does to put moneysaving tips into action, however, DO BOTH! I do and it has been working out fantastically for me in recent years! Here are my 50 moneysaving tips – all designed to help you maximise your moneysaving and make things last longer.

50 moneysaving tips

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Start the New Year off right with a savings challenge

In 2016, 2017 and 2018 I embarked on some savings challenges. Some of my challenges were small; have enough money to pay for Christmas without debt, and others were big; save enough money to buy a house. I’m really proud to say that we have achieved most of our savings goals in the last few years. Anyway, now that the New Year is here this is the PERFECT time for you to set yourself a savings goal. Some of the savings challenges I’m going to share with you today, shared by other bloggers, are designed to run the entire year. As we are only a few days into the New Year you can join in now and won’t get behind! So, start the New Year off right with a savings challenge!

Start the New Year off right with a savings challenge

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Aims for December 2018 – the results

Merry Christmas! Haha! I can’t believe it is already the 1st of December. I’m SO excited for this month, but also for January too. I always feel like I achieve so much in December and January. I win at being a great wife, Mother and friend! I’m kind to myself, spend lots of time relaxing in hot baths and I treat myself too. Also, in January I get organised for the year ahead and I always reflect on what a great year the previous year has been. I feel like 2018 has been really kind to us and I hope this final month continues well.

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Why I’m planning for my retirement now (AD)

AD. As I enter my 30s and begin to think about my long-term life goals my finances become more important than ever. Saving money, making extra money, cutting back, starting to invest and learning more about pensions are all really important to me now. Just 5 years ago we were in debt, and all of these things felt less important. Because we didn’t have much choice. However, making our money work hard is the key to a good life and I’m so glad I’ve learned this at a young age. Lots of my time is spent thinking about or boosting our finances. Today I want to share with you some of my hopes for our future – including planning for my retirement. Now I know you’re probably glazing over at the thought of retirement BUT there is no better time to start working on your plan than RIGHT NOW! 

Why I'm planning for my retirement now

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